Bluegrass Regional Mental Health-Mental Retardation Board http://wfpl.org en UK to Take Over Management of Eastern State Hospital http://wfpl.org/post/uk-take-over-management-eastern-state-hospital <p></p><p>The University of Kentucky will replace the struggling Bluegrass Mental Health-Mental Retardation Board in overseeing the Eastern State psychiatric hospital in Lexington.&nbsp;</p><p>Officials announced the new agreement between UK and the state Cabinet for Health &amp; Family Services today at the university’s Coldstream Research Campus, where construction of a new Eastern State complex is underway.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:32:05 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Brenna Angel 3500 at http://wfpl.org UK to Take Over Management of Eastern State Hospital Audit: Mental Health Agency Execs Misspent, Mismanaged http://wfpl.org/post/audit-mental-health-agency-execs-misspent-mismanaged <p>A state audit has found spending and management problems at a Lexington nonprofit agency that provides mental health care, including the management of two state-owned facilities.</p><p>Auditor Adam Edelen says in the report that executives at Bluegrass Regional Mental Health-Mental Retardation Board awarded themselves benefits worth millions of dollars without scrutiny from the agency's board of directors.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 20:19:20 +0000 Associated Press 3076 at http://wfpl.org Audit: Mental Health Agency Execs Misspent, Mismanaged